Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) went down by -0.15% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $57.05. The company’s stock price has collected -7.42% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 06/04/22 that Altria’s Cigarette Addiction Is Becoming Unhealthier
Is It Worth Investing in Altria Group Inc. (NYSE :MO) Right Now?
Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.59 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MO is at 0.60.
MO currently public float of 1.81B and currently shorts hold a 1.14% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MO was 10.64M shares.
MO’s Market Performance
MO stocks went down by -7.42% for the week, with a monthly drop of -14.83% and a quarterly performance of -12.33%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.16%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.61% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.41% for Altria Group Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -11.62% for MO stocks with a simple moving average of -8.89% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MO stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for MO by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for MO in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $50 based on the research report published on June 08th of the current year 2022.
Bernstein, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MO reach a price target of $53, previously predicting the price at $58. The rating they have provided for MO stocks is “Mkt Perform” according to the report published on May 10th, 2022.
RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Sector Perform” to MO, setting the target price at $53 in the report published on March 28th of the current year.
MO Trading at -14.96% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.58% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.41%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.61%, as shares sank -11.31% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.83% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MO fell by -7.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -9.52% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $50.98. In addition, Altria Group Inc. saw -4.39% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for MO
Equity return is now at value -871.50, with 7.30 for asset returns.